[AG-TECH] Encryption of Access Grid 2.x Sessions

Allan Spale aspale at evl.uic.edu
Wed Jan 21 10:03:10 CST 2004

Thanks for the information and your prompt reply.  Do you know which of
the ANL virtual venues are encrypted?  Also, are ANL instutional rooms
encrypted and would each institution have control over that? 


On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 shudo at ni.aist.go.jp wrote:

> Hi Allan,
> > Hello,
> >
> > By using the AG 2.x venue client that interfaces with vic and rat, does
> > the venue client facilitate the encryption of all streams for the session
> > regardless of which virtual venue one uses?
> Each virtual venue has its own setting of stream encryption.  Even the
> streams in a venue are not encrypted and another venue can be
> encrypted.  If you establish a venue server, you will find a checkbox
> (on/off) and a textbox (common key) on the setting window for each
> venue.
> > Also, how likely would it be
> > for someone to "crack" the session and receive the streams?
> Assuming VIC and RAT themselves are not cracked, the likelihood
> depends on handling encryption keys by venue servers and venue
> clients.  I do not know how it is secure.
>   Kazuyuki Shudo	shudo at computer.org	http://www.shudo.net/

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